Equity

BGF Latin American Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

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The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in GBP, hedged fund benchmark performance is displayed in USD.

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. The return of your investment may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations if your investment is made in a currency other than that used in the past performance calculation. Source: Blackrock

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 27-May-2020 USD 674.235
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 08-Jan-1997
Share Class launch date 04-Oct-2012
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Latin America Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI EM Latin America Net in GBP Performance Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0827883876
Bloomberg Ticker BLAD2GB
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B851ZD1
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker NDUEEGFL
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics can help investors integrate non-financial, material sustainability considerations into their investment process. These metrics enable investors to evaluate funds based on their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities. This analysis can provide insight into the effective management and long-term financial prospects of a fund.


The metrics below have been provided for transparency and informational purposes only. The existence of an ESG rating is not indicative of how or whether ESG factors will be integrated into a fund. The metrics are based on MSCI Fund Ratings and, unless otherwise stated in Fund documentation and included within a Fund’s investment objective, ESG integration does not change a Fund’s investment objective or constrain the Investment Manager’s investable universe, and there is no indication that an ESG or Impact focused investment strategy or exclusionary screens will be adopted by a Fund. For more information regarding a fund's investment strategy, please see the fund's prospectus.


Review the MSCI methodology behind the Sustainability Characteristics, using links below.

MSCI ESG Quality Score - Peer Percentile The fund’s ESG Percentile compared to its Lipper peer group. as of 01-May-2020 69.52
Fund Lipper Global Classification The fund peer group as defined by the Lipper Global Classification. as of 01-May-2020 Equity Emerging Mkts Latin Am
All data is from MSCI ESG Fund Ratings as of 01-May-2020, based on holdings as of 31-Oct-2019. As such, the funds sustainable characteristics may differ from MSCI ESG ratings from time to time.

To be included in MSCI ESG Fund Ratings, 65% of the fund’s underlying holdings (excluding cash positions) must be covered by MSCI ESG Research, the fund’s holdings date must be less than one year old, and the fund must have at least ten securities. For newly launched funds, sustainability characteristics are typically available 6 months after launch.

Business Involvement

Business Involvement

Business Involvement metrics can help investors gain a more comprehensive view of specific activities in which a fund may be exposed through its investments.


Transparency on Business Involvement metrics is not indicative of a fund’s investment objective, and, unless otherwise stated in Fund documentation and included within a Fund’s investment objective, ESG integration does not change a Fund’s investment objective or constrain the Investment Manager’s investable universe, and there is no indication that an ESG or Impact focused investment strategy or exclusionary screens will be adopted by a Fund. For more information regarding a fund's investment strategy, please see the fund's prospectus.


Review the MSCI methodology behind the Business Involvement metrics using links below.


Business Involvement metrics are calculated using MSCI ESG Research which provides a profile of each company’s specific business involvement. BlackRock leverages this research to provide a summed up view across holdings and translates it to a Fund's market value exposure to the listed Business Involvement areas above.


Business Involvement metrics are designed only to identify companies where MSCI has conducted research and identified as having involvement in the covered activity. As a result, it is possible there is additional involvement in these covered activities where MSCI does not have coverage. This information should not be used to produce comprehensive lists of companies without involvement.

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Latin American Fund, Class D2, as of 28-Feb-2019 rated against 277 Latin America Equity Funds.

Holdings

Holdings

as of 30-Apr-2020
Name Weight (%)
PETROLEO BRASILEIRO SA PETROBRAS 8.93
VALE SA 7.94
AMERICA MOVIL SAB DE CV 6.01
BANCO BRADESCO SA 4.65
B3 SA BRASIL BOLSA BALCAO 4.56
Name Weight (%)
LOJAS RENNER SA 3.37
WAL MART DE MEXICO SAB DE CV 3.19
ITAU UNIBANCO HOLDING SA 3.08
B2W COMPANHIA DIGITAL 2.97
GRUPO FINANCIERO BANORTE SAB DE CV 2.77
Holdings subject to change

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Currency Distribution Frequency NAV NAV Amount Change NAV % Change 52wk High 52wk Low Bid Price ISIN Offer Price TIS
Class D2 GBP None 43.09 0.45 1.06 68.71 35.49 - LU0827883876 - -
Class D4 EUR Annual 41.34 0.13 0.32 67.39 32.81 - LU0827883959 - -
Class A2 EUR None 43.43 0.13 0.30 71.23 34.60 - LU0171289498 - -
Class D4 GBP Annual 36.36 0.38 1.06 58.75 29.94 - LU0827884098 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 36.16 0.13 0.36 60.65 28.32 - LU0827884254 - -
Class D2 Hedged GBP None 30.33 0.11 0.36 50.88 23.61 - LU0827884411 - -
Class D2 EUR None 48.07 0.14 0.29 78.61 38.24 - LU0252965164 - -
Class D2 USD None 52.82 0.19 0.36 87.71 41.31 - LU0252970081 - -
Class A4 EUR Annual 41.06 0.12 0.29 67.34 32.71 - LU0408221785 - -
Class A4 GBP Annual 36.22 0.37 1.03 58.46 29.87 - LU0204063647 - -
Class A2 GBP None 38.93 0.41 1.06 62.49 32.09 - LU0171289738 - -
Class A2 USD None 47.72 0.18 0.38 79.48 37.37 - LU0072463663 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Ed Kuczma
Ed Kuczma

Literature

Literature